By taking the Television Writing and Producing graduate certificate program from Humber College , you will learn how to write, as well as create and produce all genres of television shows from half-hour situation comedies, animation, childrens’ programming, one-hour episodic, reality and lifestyle to late night comedies, short films and screenplays. You will work under the direction of award-winning writers and producers and meet many successful directors, producers, agents, and development and network executives from the industry to learn the creative business of television and film. Learn and meet well-known guests and celebrities from the world of television and film to help you create, write, develop, pitch and sell your ideas that may one day lead to successful employment in writers’ rooms and with television networks and production companies.
In 2021, three graduates garnered Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Awards nominations for their work on Schitt’s Creek, Lockdown, and Ollie’s Pack. Some of the graduates of this program are presently working as writers and producers at major television networks and major independent production companies. Some are working on popular television shows on CTV, CBC, NBC and Netflix such as Big Brother, Bitten and New Girl. There are also graduates currently running top animation TV series and working as literary agents at major agencies in Toronto.
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- TV Production
- TV and Movie History and Critique
- Late Night and Improvisational Writing
- TV Creative Producing
- Writing for TV Comedy
- Writing for TV Hours
- Writing for TV Movies and Film
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesFilm, Photography & Media Creative Writing Media Studies & Mass Media View 25 other Masters in Creative Writing in Canada
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A bachelor’s degree, advanced diploma or diploma
- Resume and Letter of Intent: Applicants must submit a detailed resume and letter of intent (400 words). We'd like to hear why you want to work in this industry and please tell us why you're interested in our program, and about any experience you may have (although not required to apply).
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International17618 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17618 CAD per year during 12 months.
National10254 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10254 CAD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Toronto
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.